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Russian For Dummies, 3rd Edition

By: Andrew Kaufman and Serafima Gettys Published: 04-18-2022

Russian For Dummies is an excellent resource for students, tourists, and businesspeople looking for an introduction to this popular and complex language. The book includes updated coverage of how to use Russian phrases for everyday situations, updated audio recordings (offered online) of conversations in Russian, and much more.

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Russian For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 02-24-2022

You can travel more comfortably in Russia when you know a bit of the language, such as how to greet locals, use common expressions, and ask basic questions in Russian. Knowing about the use of cases is also essential for speaking Russian properly in any situation.

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Introducing Different Russian Cases

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

What’s a case? In simple terms, cases are sets of endings that words take to indicate their function and relationship to other words in a sentence. Different languages have different numbers of cases. Russian has 6 cases, which isn’t that bad compared to Finnish, which has 15! English speakers, on the other hand, never have to bother with cases. Here’s an introduction to Russian’s six cases:

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Asking Useful Questions in Russian

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

If you’re lost, you need to know the time, or you’re just trying to communicate more clearly in Russian, practice the pronunciation of the following essential Russian phrases and questions:

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Meeting and Greeting in Russian

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

Whether you’re traveling to a Russian-speaking country for business or pleasure, make sure you know how to greet and get acquainted with people. Some common Russian greetings include the following:

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Handy and Polite Russian Expressions

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

Being polite is welcome in any language, including Russian. Try the following Russian phrases for help in almost any situation and to make a good first impression:

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